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Jennie-O Turkey Burgers Possible Samonella

Could you possibly have this at home, in the freezer maybe. There are 3 cases reported in Wisconsin so far.

At least a dozen people in 10 states have been sickened by raw, frozen turkey burger products produced by the Jennie-O Turkey Store in Willmar, Minn. The firm recalled nearly 55,000 pounds of the meat last week after illnesses were reported, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Late Monday, CDC officials announced that the strain of Samonella Hadar found in the meat appear to be resistant to several common antibiotics, including ampicillin, amoxicillin/clavulanate, cephalothin and tetracycline.

Among the 12 people with illnesses associated with the turkey burgers, three have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

So far, illnesses have been reported in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Mississippi, Ohio, Washington and Wisconsin. Wisconsin has three cases.

via Drug-resistant salmonella possibly in turkey burgers – Health – Food safety.

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